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Kevin Fitzgibbons

Kevin Fitzgibbons has joined the Natural Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) as a visiting executive on a one-year interchange agreement with the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD). The appointment will see Fitzgibbons provide policy, strategy and engagement advice to facilitate the transition for the incoming president, as well as advice, policy…

Chris Hadfield

Chris Hadfield has joined the faculty of the Univ of Waterloo, following his retirement from the Canadian Space Agency last July. Hadfield was appointed as a professor of aviation involving both teaching and advisory roles beginning Fall 2014. Prior to that, he will conclude his research into heart health in space in collaboration with Dr…

Dr Jeffrey Crelinsten

Dr Jeffrey Crelinsten has been appointed senior research fellow, Innovation Policy Lab, at Univ of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs. Crelinsten is a partner with The Impact Group and co-publisher of RE$EARCH MONEY. He holds a BSc in physics from McGill Univ, an MSc in astronomy from the Univ of Toronto and a doctorate…

Jeffrey Crelinsten

Understanding commercialization
By Dr Jeffrey Crelinsten

Commercialization is one of those opaque words that have as many meanings as the number of people using it. Ask a university researcher and you’ll hear it’s about licensing his or her technology to a company.